Apple updates MacBook Pro lineup with even faster specs

Apple Inc. announced some incremental updates to its line of MacBook Pro with Retina Display laptops this morning, packing faster processors and more memory into the computers already known for their performance. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Samsung, Intel, and Dell create new, competing standards for Internet of Things

Samsung Electronics, Intel Corp., and Dell Inc. have banded together to create a new Internet of Things standard, ensuring there's a common framework for how devices talk to each other. Alongside chip makers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 8th, 2014 Candice So


Best Ultrabooks 2014: Apple 13-inch MacBook Air

The 2010 version MacBook Air could be considered to be the first Ultrabook since it is the notebook that inspired Intel to create the Ultrabook category for Windows notebooks. While calling the MacBook

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Acer TravelMate P645

Acer’s may not be as well known in Canada for their business notebooks as some of the other vendors in this article, but their TravelMate series of notebooks have always been good business

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: HP EliteBook 840 G1

HP’s EliteBook series has long been its premium business-notebook range. For this generation HP’s naming convention has changed, going from a four digit model number to a designation that is similar to their

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1

We featured the previous version of the EliteBook Folio, the 9470m, on last year’s list, and it was one of our favourite business Ultrabooks. This year, HP has decided to make the Folio,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Dell Latitude E7240

Dell’s Latitude series of notebooks have long been their premium series of business workhorses, and for 2014, the new top of the range 7000 series are the first Ultrabook Latitudes. Dell calls them

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Unlike the other machines on this list, the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is a convertible tablet. So while it is not an Ultrabook, we did want to include it because Microsoft is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 IT World Canada Staff

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) is Lenovo’s follow-up to what could be considered the first, and also one of the best, true business-class Ultrabook, the original X1 Carbon from 2012. While there is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Lenovo ThinkPad T440s

The Lenovo T-series notebooks are legendary. They have long held a reputation as some of the best business notebooks you can buy, but traditionally have always been a big on the big side.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Toshiba Portégé Z30-A

Toshiba’s Portégé series of thin light notebooks were Ultrabooks well before the term Ultrabook was even coined, the latest model in the series, the Z30, continues this legacy. It is extremely light –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Apple slashes iMac price by $200

Apple Inc. has lowered the cost to entry for its popular all-in-one desktop line of iMacs by $200, the firm announced Wednesday. Previously priced at $1349 in Canada, Apple will now sell the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 kickstand adjusts to any viewing angle

Microsoft Corp. announced a new addition to its Surface line of tablets today with the Surface Pro 3 unveiled during an event in New York. Billing it as a replacement for a laptop,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson